Words to Live By (List No. 1)

Thursday, June 6, 2013
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When I was younger, I thought inspirational quotes were a little corny and just something employers would hang on the walls around the office.  Now that I'm almost 40 . . . well, I do still think many of them are corny, but I can also see the wisdom behind some of them.  As a parent, I read these messages and hope that someday my children will be this wise.  I also hope that it doesn't take them 39.5 years to appreciate the meaning behind them.

As I come across words that speak to me, I will be sharing them and hopefully there will be one or two that will speak to you.  The one above that reads "Collect moments, not things" is my favorite from this list.  Which one is your favorite?

"Believe you can and you're half the way there."


"If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want.  And all that is left is compromise." - Robert Fritz


"Breathe in the future, breathe out the past."


"Small acts transform the world."


For further inspiration, read more Words to Live By.


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10 comments
  1. Love that last one--so true!

    Posted on June 6, 2013 at 2:06 PM

     
  2. Robin Wilson Said,

    I certainly don't think inspiration quotes are corny at all. In fact I read some every day and I have many around my home. Even if you think they won't, I do believe they sink in!

    Posted on June 6, 2013 at 5:31 PM

     
  3. Karen Coutu Said,

    @Robin Wilson: That's great Robin! What is your favorite quote that you display in your home?

    Posted on June 6, 2013 at 7:18 PM

     
  4. Love the Collect Moments, not things also. That is great!

    Posted on June 7, 2013 at 6:04 AM

     
  5. I like Small Acts Transform the World, I am a firm believer in this.

    Posted on June 7, 2013 at 8:10 AM

     
  6. Courtney B Said,

    ilike the collect moments and things

    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

    Posted on June 7, 2013 at 11:04 AM

     
  7. I love these! I have a few random quotations like this printed out and posted in various spots in my home and office. Is it bad that my favorite is Dr. Seuss, "Being crazy isn't enough!" :)

    Posted on June 7, 2013 at 1:12 PM

     
  8. Karen Coutu Said,

    @Kimberly Dsouza: I LOVE Dr. Seuss! His books have some of the best inspirational quotes!! :D

    Posted on June 7, 2013 at 1:34 PM

     
  9. Beautiful!

    Posted on June 8, 2013 at 6:33 PM

     
  10. VickeC Said,

    I love those too,,I like having words like that around me

    Posted on June 17, 2013 at 11:54 AM

     

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